The surreal spectacle of nature -Bhedaghat waterfalls
Bhedaghat waterfalls are also known as Dhuandhar falls located in Bhegadhat, Madhya Pradesh. The name Dhuandhar falls is famous because of smoke cascade or smoke formed by water vapours. The falls are formed by the Narmada River and are 30 meters high. The place is full of natural beauty and picturesque landscapes. The river Narmada making its way through the world-famous Marble Rocks narrows down and then plunges in the Dhuandhar waterfall creating a bouncing mass of mist is a great sight to behold. Sharad Purnima is the perfect time to visit Bhedaghat waterfalls when Narmada Mahostsava gets celebrated. The Tourist loves the white marble that appears silvery when moonlight falls on it making the place more magical. Boating here in Dhuandhar is a marvellous experience in the valley of the white marble which appears yellow during sunsets.
Things to enjoy at Bhedaghat Waterfalls;
The Smoke Cascade
Bhedaghat waterfalls are a very popular destination among the tourists. The water falling on hard rock causes the mist to form that creates visuals of smoke emanating from the river bed which is a great sight to watch and hence the name Dhuandhar or Smoke cascade. The sight of river Narmada which is one of the five holy rivers of India is absolutely magical to watch as it falls from a great height. There is a common belief that a dip in the holy river Narmada can wash away one’s sins, the banks upstream provide a perfect opportunity for that. The place is perfect to enjoy the nature’s tranquillity and to take memories of the place along with you in the form of pictures or videos.
Marble Rocks – Bhedaghat waterfalls
Marble rocks are situated just a km away from the Bhedaghat waterfalls are so exquisite to actually miss. One must not forget to take the boat ride in the valley of white marble. The magical and enthralling experience is felt during the moonlight when the marbles shine silvery. November to May is the perfect months to enjoy the boating and is closed during the monsoon. Bhedaghat falls and marble rocks are very popular and most visited tourist spots in Madhya Pradesh. The marble rocks accompanied by the magnificent Narmada River are truly a breathtaking sight.
Bandar Kodini Point
There is a point through the narrow stretch of the rocks through the passage of the river, which was earlier narrow enough for the monkeys to jump across the rocks hence named as Bandar kodini point. It is also a major source of attraction for the tourists at Bhagdhat falls. Though the distance between the rocks is widened due to the constant shifting of the rocks the point is still worth visiting.
Shopping and Accommodation on Bhedaghat waterfalls
Local vendors near the Bhedaghat waterfalls have various marble artefacts available which tourists happily buy. The marble artefacts make great souvenirs making the trip more memorable and exciting. Jabalpur is the nearest town that visitors can also explore as it is extremely rich in archaeologically, historically and culturally. There are many budget hotels available in Bhedaghat so visitors need not worry about the accommodation.